New more confrontational stance is self serving
In 1990 there was an opportunity to invite Russia into an accord or even integrate into NATO , instead Putin has emerged as China's western front with Chinese warships in the Kattegat Russia serving Latakia in Syria and a new cold war

Briz news has latest update on ramping up of sides in Zapad war games described by west as aggressive

Of course Brisbane is well aware of American violence

Wartime 'Battle of Brisbane' remembered - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)